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  • Mother’s milk is the best
    HEALTH

    Mother’s milk is the best

    On July 3, 2015, Khusnuma Begum and Md. Adil of Satal Nihalbhag Nagar Panchayat of Bahadurganj Block in Kishanganj District, are blessed with a triplet in Bahadurganj Public Health Center (PHC). Bahadurganj is one of the areas, where AMANAT Karyakram (Mobile Nurse Mentoring Team) intervention, as part of skill strengthening process, is going on under the Bihar Te... Read More

  • How Social Monitoring Committees brought new hope to HUDHUD cyclone survivors
    DISASTER RESPONSE

    How Social Monitoring Committees brought new hope to HUDHUD cyclone survivors

    Last month I had the opportunity to visit some of the Hudhud cyclone affected villages and urban slums of Vishakhapatnam where CARE is helping people recover from the impact of cyclone Hudhud. As I started my journey the images of loss and destruction that I had seen during my earlier visit post cyclone started flashing in front of my eyes. I was anxiou... Read More

  • Giving back to the community
    EDUCATION

    Giving back to the community

    Village Bautha is a very small village in District Hardoi of Uttar Pradesh with a population of just over 2,500 ; majority of them belonging to disadvantaged sections of the society. Even though the Primary school is located in the village itself, you can, during what would be the normal school hours, see the children sitting orderly under the shadow of... Read More

  • Big data, big outcomes
    HEALTH

    Big data, big outcomes

    Data plays a critical role in making informed decisions which lead to better health programs and better health outcomes. But when it comes to data and analytics of large public health programs, I have often seen a big divide between demand and delivery. By and large, by the time the required data and analysis is made available, the need for the information become... Read More

  • Every cloud has a silver lining
    EDUCATION

    Every cloud has a silver lining

    Rebati Barik is a 11 year old girl, she comes from a family of five siblings. They lost their mother at a very young age and in a short time lost their father also. Until the time her father was alive she was going to school and completed her third grade. Following the death of her father she was taken in by her uncle who subsequently placed her in the village te... Read More

  • Not everything is lost: Earthquake is an opportunity to build a stronger Nepal
    DISASTER RESPONSE

    Not everything is lost: Earthquake is an opportunity to build a stronger Nepal

    I was visiting Nepal after three years and this time it wasn’t the same. I knew life would have changed after the April 25 earthquake, however, to be physically there in the middle of the devastation – it was heartbreaking. The victory tower of Nepal – Dharhara which used to stand tall at the center of Kathmandu was missing, the ancient Hindu te... Read More

  • From black tea to milk tea: The story of Desar Bhai
    LIVELIHOOD

    From black tea to milk tea: The story of Desar Bhai

    It was a sunny day in Bhuj as we made our way to Faulaivanth village, in Abdasa block, in Kutch area of Gujarat. Seeing the arid landscape for a hundred kilometers and more, it was easy to understand why Kutch is one of the most unforgiving places on earth, with 36 of the last 90 years being drought years. Most Kutc... Read More

  • A Milestone for Wasima and Udaan Mewat
    EDUCATION

    A Milestone for Wasima and Udaan Mewat

    Little Wasima Khan, age 11 with bright, sparkling brown eyes is by far one of the liveliest characters I’ve ever met. Filled with boundless energy, you’ll find her dashing from one corner to another at Udaan Mewat’s campus. Last November, Wasima, along with about a dozen other Udaan students took part in a day-long school fair where th... Read More

  • Improving Front-line Delivery within Government Service Providers
    MISCELLANEOUS

    Improving Front-line Delivery within Government Service Providers

    This blog post was sparked off by an interesting and humorous video from the World Bank that I saw this morning (the picture above is also from the same video) which highlights a familiar problem that we face as we think about government services, particularly in two of the areas in which we work, health and education. T... Read More

  • A Different Fate for Ektarjahan
    EDUCATION

    A Different Fate for Ektarjahan

    More than 70 percent of the Bahraich district in Uttar Pradesh, India lives below the poverty line – including KGBV student Ektarjahan and her family. On my visit to her school, which is supported by Join My Village, I met her mother Jahirul Nisa. Sadly, two of Jahirul’s sons died as teenagers and she carries this sadness with her to this da... Read More

  • Story of three siblings fighting all odds…
    HEALTH

    Story of three siblings fighting all odds…

    This story is about three young siblings-- Ram, Shyam and Bandana, all of whom were affected by MDR tuberculosis. Ram & Shyam are twins. The disease affected the teenagers one after another in quick succession to justify its contiguous nature.  While the disease spread fast and furiously like fire, the RNTCP team and CARE counselor wer... Read More

  • Fighting Malnutrition collectively
    HEALTH

    Fighting Malnutrition collectively

    The story from the village is unbelievable. Rajnagar block is situated 50 kms from Chattarpur district headquarters. Khajuraho which is famous worldwide for its history, architecture and natural beauty comes within Rajnagar Block. While Rajnagar enjoys a great recognition for various reasons, Kurela, a village with population of ... Read More

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